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Airframe Details for F-16 #83-1137




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Aircraft: : 83-1137
LM Aero T/V 5C-20
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 83137
F-16C Block 25A
Current USAF 83137
F-16C Block 25A
Status [act]
The first fighter pilot assigned was Major (Lt. Col.) Steve Wall. The first Dedicated Crew Chief assigned was SSgt. James (Jim) Greiner, and the first Assistant Crew Chief assigned was A1C Kenneth (Ken) Goucher. The aircraft held the Code One record for the wing (58th) with 50 consecutive Code Ones. It was selected to be the 12th AF Commanders Jet in December of 1987.


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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
19 Feb 1985 [act] 83137 F-16C Block 25A
20 Feb 1985 [act] 83137 USAF 312 TFTS 'LF' F-16C Block 25A
Jan 1990 [act] 83137 USAF 72 TFTS 'MC' F-16C Block 25A
Feb 1991 [act] 83137 USAF 184 TFG F-16C Block 25A "The REBEL"
Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
15 Mar 1992 [act] 83137 USAF 184 FG F-16C Block 25A "Handy Stitch"
May 1994 [act] 83137 USAF 134 FS F-16C Block 25A
Apr 1999 [act] 83137 USAF 194 FS F-16C Block 25A
Jan 2007 [act] 83137 F-16C Block 25A
Flying chase mission for the F-22 program with Lockheed.
May 2012 [act] 83137 F-16C Block 25A
Flying chase mission for the F-35 program with Lockheed.

Crew Chief Comments

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MSgt. Jim Greiner

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312th Tactical Fighter Training Squadron "Scorpions" , -


Abbreviations and symbols:
[act] Active [i/a] Instructional Airframe [sto] Stored (e.g. at AMARG)
[cld] Cancelled Order [msh] Involved in Mishap [w/o] Write-off
[con] Converted [o/o] On Order
[des] Destroyed (drone) [pre] Preserved (museum, gateguard) T/V LM Aero Type/Version (Construction) number
[emb] Embargoed [scr] Scrapped Photo Available



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